Woman found dead on Kanis Rd identified

LITTLE ROCK - Police have identified the body of a woman found on Saturday in a wooded area of Kanis Road.

The body of Dawntea Arthur,40, was found about 9 a.m. Saturday near the 7600 block of Kanis . The woman's body was discovered by a group of workers picking up trash.

Police believe Arthur was killed at another location, and that her body was placed in the wooded area afterward.

Arthur was positively identified from fingerprint information.

Police spokesperson Sgt. Cassandra Davis says police will only say that Arthur died as a result of trauma, but will not release more information on her death.